Her father was a high-ranking, and highly respected Egyptian military officer who was assassinated by a package bomb. It was
Nonie spent the rest of her life trying to understand the hatred that motivates the generations-old conflict in the
In the aftermath of 9/11 she was mortified at the celebrations in the Arabic world, and the deafening silence by so-called “moderate Muslims” who should have spoken out against the atrocity.
In response, she wrote Now They Call Me Infidel: Why I Renounced Jihad for
Quote: “Reject hate, embrace love. Bring out the best in Islam by showing your compassion, gratitude and forgiveness. Make the holy land truly holy by giving